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KQED Public Radio: Tuesday, August 4, 2015

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Obama's Climate Plan Would Remake Electricity Industry If the president's Clean Power Plan survives legal and political challenges, the nation's electricity industry will have 15 years to remake itself and reduce CO2 emissions by a hefty margin.
  • 1:00 am
  • 2:00 am
    World Affairs Council The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Impacts on the U.S. Economy The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement being negotiated among 12 countries, including the United States, has sparked a heated debate about trade agreements with many proponents and detractors speaking out about the potential economic impact of the TPP on the U.S. economy. Why did the TPP become the centerpiece of President Obama's global trade agenda? The show hears from Timothy Reif, general counsel in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.
  • 3:00 am
    Morning Edition New Orleans Tries to Solve Homelessness for Veterans In New Orleans, the Department of Veteran Affairs promised money to end homelessness and provide a bed for every veteran. The city took them up -- and now the Big Easy has set an example for the rest of the country.
  • 5:00 am
    Morning Edition
    The California Report 5:50am, 6:50am & 8:50am

    KQED News 6am, 6:30am, 7am, 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 4:30pm


    Perspectives 6:43am, 8:43am & 11:29pm

  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
  • 9:00 am
    Forum Trending in Politics: GOP Debate, Planned Parenthood Vote and a Biden Bid? On Tuesday, Fox News executives will check the latest polls and decide which candidates will qualify for Thursday's prime time Republican presidential debate. We'll preview the debate and discuss other political developments, including GOP efforts to de-fund Planned Parenthood and Vice President Joe Biden's possible entry in to the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  • 10:00 am
    Forum Two Journalists and a Dog on a California Drought Roadtrip Los Angeles Times reporter Diana Marcum and photographer Robert Gauthier join us to discuss their road trip across California to meet people impacted by the drought, to see lakes that are disappearing and rivers that are still flowing. We'll talk to the two about how the drought is reshaping a place where landscape and livelihoods are inextricably linked.
  • 11:00 am
    Here & Now Warren Buffett's Birth Control Advocacy When you hear the name Warren Buffett, what do you think of? Genius investor? Philanthropist? How about birth control advocate?
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The Takeaway The EPA's Questionable Track Record With Minorities As President Obama announces some of the biggest steps yet to combat climate change, a new investigation shows that hundreds of complaints from minority communities have gone ignored by the EPA. The show talks with Kristen Lombardi, senior reporter from the Center for Public Integrity.
  • 1:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins Dolphins are extraordinary in their ability to understand human syntax, count, grieve and sometimes rescue humans at sea. Terry Gross talks with Susan Casey about dolphins, threats to their existence and some unusual research, including dolphin-human co-habitation. Her new book is "Voices in the Ocean: A Journey Into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins."
  • 2:00 pm
    World Stories of Hiroshima, 70 Years Later A Hiroshima survivor wants to keep her memories of the atomic bomb alive. Her granddaughter in Colorado wants to help. She knows her grandmother's stories. But her friends in America do not seem to be interested.
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
    Marketplace The Messy World of GMO Labeling There's no science that proves genetically modified ingredients are harmful, yet food companies continue to fight against laws that would require them to label genetically modified food. The show looks into messy world of genetically modified foods.
  • 4:30 pm
    All Things Considered
    KQED News 4:30pm, 5:04pm, 5:30pm, 6:04pm & 7:04pm


    Judge Strikes Down Ban on Undercover Filming at Farms -- In Idaho, a federal judge struck down a state law that bans undercover filming at farms. The dairy industry had pushed for the ban after an animal rights group secretly taped workers beating and kicking cows.
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Marketplace The Messy World of GMO Labeling There's no science that proves genetically modified ingredients are harmful, yet food companies continue to fight against laws that would require them to label genetically modified food. The show looks into messy world of genetically modified foods.
  • 7:00 pm
    Fresh Air The Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins Dolphins are extraordinary in their ability to understand human syntax, count, grieve and sometimes rescue humans at sea. Terry Gross talks with Susan Casey about dolphins, threats to their existence and some unusual research, including dolphin-human co-habitation. Her new book is "Voices in the Ocean: A Journey Into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins."
  • 8:00 pm
    City Arts & Lectures Summer of Humor: Stephen Colbert As part of the show's "Summer of Humor" rebroadcast series, City Arts and Lectures listens back to a conversation with actor and comic Stephen Colbert. It was January, 2006, during the early, heady days of "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central - long before Colbert ever imagined he would one day take the helm of David Letterman's show. Colbert was interviewed by Tim Goodman, TV critic for the San Francisco Chronicle.
  • 9:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    Forum Trending in Politics: GOP Debate, Planned Parenthood Vote and a Biden Bid? On Tuesday, Fox News executives will check the latest polls and decide which candidates will qualify for Thursday's prime time Republican presidential debate. We'll preview the debate and discuss other political developments, including GOP efforts to de-fund Planned Parenthood and Vice President Joe Biden's possible entry in to the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  • 11:00 pm
    All Things Considered Any Hope of Ending Homelessness Among Veterans in L.A.? The Veterans Administration pledged to end homelessness among veterans by this year. Some cities will meet the goal, but LA is way behind, with the country's highest number of vets on the street.
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered Remembering a Doctor Who Fought Black Lung Dr. Donald L. Rasmussen worked on behalf of coal miners in Appalachia and helped create a national movement against black lung disease.
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